Associate Professor and Charles R. Byrd Faculty Fellow
Office Building
ES&T L1234
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Research Interests


  • The use of computer simulation to elucidate the relationship between atomic level structure and properties of synthetic and biological macromolecules
  • Characterization of fundamental ordering and energetic phenomena that are indicative of superior properties
  • Transmembrane proteins
  • Relaxation and gas diffusion in polymer glasses and polymers for microelectronics applications
  • Simulation protocols to more efficiently model highly viscous systems
B.S. 1984, University of Illinois Ph.D. 1989, Massachusetts Institute of Technology